Crippling RFID to improve privacy?


How do you prevent RFID-tagged contents in your shopping bag from being spied on? That’s the question more consumers will likely be asking as RFID tagging become more pervasive.

It is not hard to imagine that you could be tracked through RFID tags that are embedded in the pair of jeans that you’ve just bought. Spychips.com recently reported that US apparel maker Levi Strauss has been trialing RFID tagging with its jeans at an unnamed retail outlet in US, albeit in the form of “hang tags” that can be clipped off by the jeans owners. Security TechPlanet

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 3rd May 2006 9:14PM